Category Archives: Administrative closure

CA7 denies motion to reopen filed almost nine years from the final administrative removal order

Patel v Holder, Case No. 13-2442 (C.A. 7. Apr. 1, 2014) Jyotsnaben and Pravin Patel petition for review of a denial by the Board of Immigration Appeals of their motion to reopen their removal proceedings. The Patels moved to reopen … Continue reading

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Administrative closure of proceedings. Unauthenticated Document Cannot Be Used as Evidence of Criminal Conviction

Matter of AVETISYAN, 25 I&N Dec. 688 (BIA 2012) (1) Pursuant to the authority delegated by the Attorney General and the responsibility to exercise that authority with independent judgment and discretion, the Immigration Judges and the Board may administratively close … Continue reading

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